Children’s Department News - November 2017

Weekly Events

Preschool story & craft times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers.

Please note: There will be no story times on Thursday, November 23rd (Thanksgiving) or Friday, November 24th.***

Lap Sit every Monday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the Children’s Activity Room. This program is for babies, toddlers and their families or caregivers. Make new friends while listening to simple stories and learning finger plays and songs.

turkey and pilgrim bear


Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
We will be open/closed the following days & times:
Wednesday, November 22nd: Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, November 23rd: Closed
Friday, November 24th: Open from noon to 6 p.m.




November Events


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Lego Builders Club
Saturday, November 4th: Time: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Walnut & Elm Rooms

     Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks and Duplo blocks. Children who are 8 & younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration. Come and build and make new friends! Structures will be placed on display on the 1st floor of the library for 3 weeks following the event.
     Please note: This event will be on the 1st Saturday of the month, not the 2nd, because the fall craft day will be on the 2nd Saturday.

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Fall, Harvest, Woodland Animals, & Thanksgiving Crafts
For children and their families
Saturday, November 11th: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place: Walnut & Elm Rooms

     Our Thanksgiving and harvest crafts day is for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers. (An adult must stay with children who are 8 and younger.) There will be a large selection of crafts to make to decorate your homes for Thanksgiving & fall.  No registration or fee.

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Reading to the Rabbit & the Dogs
Saturday, November 18th Time: 2:00 to 3:00. Walnut & Elm Rooms, second floor

For children ages 4 & older. Presented by members of Caring Paws. Come and read to a certified therapy rabbit or dog. Readers should bring a book from home or select one when they arrive at the library.
Registration required by Friday, November 17th at the children’s desk or by phone.


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Save the Dates!

Lego Builders Club
     Saturday, December 2nd:  1:00 to 2:30 p.m.; free; no registration

Winter Crafts For children and their families
     Saturday, December 9th:  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
     Walnut & Elm Rooms; Free; No registration

West Lafayette High School Robotics Team Demonstration for kids
     Saturday, December 16:11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
     Walnut & Elm Rooms; free; no registration

Caring Paws: Reading to the Bunny & the Dogs
     Saturday, December 16:  2 – 3 p.m.
     Walnut & Elm Rooms
     Register by Friday, December 15;  For children ages 4 to 12